Posts Tagged ‘gewurztraminer’

Jun 20, 2006

Pinot On Ice

This past fathers day was a hoot. We had four fine fathers gathered with their wives and children and grandchildren all in our newly renovated back yard. It was all good…Until I had to explain myself. You see it was warm outside. And while a chilled rose and gewurztraminer were on the table, I wanted to drink something red. But it was just too damn hot to really appreciate it. So I did what I often do with red wine…

Apr 12, 2006

Pigs & Wine: Bring It On!!

Pig. Pork. Bacon. Hocks. It really doesn’t matter what it is as long as it comes from the Pig. Tenderloin, Pancetta, proscuitto, chops, sausage…the name is usually irrelevant. If it is produced from the pig I’m gonna like it. But within the Universe of Pork, there is one cut that is the King of Pig: Ham. With Easter around the corner I can look forward to our family’s annual baking of the nice and pink, bone-in, semi-cooked country ham. From…